Fashion-forward might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “office attire;” however, with the many new textures and modern cuts shoppable this fall, that perspective is about to change. So, whether you spend your days writing fashion editorials or are boss lady in the boardroom, we’ve pulled 5 inspiring looks that pack the proper style and sophistication for any job.
Corporate wear gets a stylish update with this mix of bold prints and accessories. This outfit balances classic trousers with a patterned top and an eye-catching necklace for a subtle statement.
Shop the Look: Charles David Kaso Pump; Michael Kors Curb Chain Toggle Necklace; LIV Tiffany Crossover Blouse in Checker Print; Theory Emery 2 Stretch Pants; Marc by Marc Jacobs Printed Leather Tote
A classic trench and modern leather pencil skirt combine to make this eye-catching outfit. Complete the look with a delicate gold necklace, simple button down, and leopard print pumps.
Shop the Look: MICHAEL Michael Kors Trench Coat with Detachable Hood; Gucci 57mm Oversized Sunglasses; Equipment Slim Signature Silk Shirt; Halogen Chevron Stitched Leather Skirt; Christian Louboutin Iriza Calf Hair d’Orsay Red Sole Pump (budget-friendly shoe option); Gorjana Taner Bar Necklace
Effortless & Sexy
A printed sheer blouse and timeless trousers bring understated flare to this easy office look. Top it off with a textured tote and classic black pumps.
Shop the Look: MICHAEL Michael Kors Slema Large Quilted Satchel; Jimmy Choo 55mm Sunglasses; Ohne Titel Jersey Burnout Blouse; Akris Punto Franca Techno Cotton Pants; Kate Spade New York Lottie Pump
Bring street-chic to the workplace with this monochrome number. Balance this comfortable knit pairing with sophisticated pumps and a textured clutch.
Shop the Look: 360 SWEATER Sahara Cowl Cashmere Sweater; GiGi New York Personalized Python Embossed All-In-One Case; Topshop Bonded Curve Hem Skirt; Alice + Olivia Dina Pump; Super Sunglasses America Sunglasses
You can’t go wrong with a sleek pencil skirt, button down, and pumps. Mixing prints is on-trend and adventurous, while the traditional shirt and knee-length skirt are more refined. The result is a conservative, yet fashion-forward outfit.
Shop the Look: J.Crew Endless Shirt in Stripe; Alexander McQueen Square Sunglasses; Stuart Weitzman Daisy 90mm Pumps; A.L.C. Bell Crackle-Print Silk Pencil Skirt